NYSolar Smart RSC II Partners, U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative

November 25, 2013 | Article

Collaboration is the foundation of all the solar programs that Sustainable CUNY implements, working across industry, government agencies, utility companies and end users to ensure a fully informed process.

The initial NYSolar Smart U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative Rooftop Solar Challenge II (RSC II) jurisdictional partners  include the:  City of Albany, City of Ithaca, City of Rochester, City of Poughkeepsie, Town of Clifton Park, City of Yonkers, Town of Huntington, Town of Warwick, Town of Southampton, City of Syracuse, City of Schenectady, Town of Red Hook, City of White Plains, New York City, Town of Hempstead, and the Village of Warwick.

Committed Partner Organizations include NYSERDA, NYPA, NYC Mayor’s Office, Consolidated Edison, Central Hudson, Long Island Power Authority, NYC Economic Development Corporation, National Grid, NYSEG/Rochester Gas & Electric, CUNY Ventures, Inc.,NYC Dept. of City Planning ,NYC Department of Buildings, NYC Office of Environmental Remediation, Fire Department NY, Empire State Development, Association of Towns of the State of NY, Simply Civic, GE Global Research, IBM, State University of NY, Natural Resources Defense Council, NY Conference of Mayors, NYS Business Council, NY Solar Energy Industries Association, The Solar Energy Consortium, NYS Education, Department, Westchester County, Solar Energy Systems, Aeon Solar, Southern Westchester Energy Action Consortium, Central NY Regional Planning and Development Board, Pace University Land Use Law Center, Alliance for Clean Energy NY and Vote Solar Initiative.

Solar installation companies who provided benchmark verification or support letters include: AeonSolar, Mercury Solar, Solar Energy Systems, Solar City, Hudson Solar, Monolith Solar Associates, Energy by Choice, SUNation, ETM Solar Works, Rochester Solar Technologies (a division of O’Connell Electric Company), EmPower, Solar Liberty, and Sungevity. CUNY/U.S. DOE Awards